|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, February 14, 2002|
Enron "Whistleblower" Before Congress Kata Mester reports from Capital Hill on the testimony of Sharon Watkins before the House of Representitives Milosevic: Clinton?s the War Criminal The Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has hit back at his accusers, on the third day of his trial at the UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague. He told the court Nato justified its 1999 conflict with Yugoslavia with an "ocean of lies"...
Keywords: NATO; afghanistan; bush; death penalty; elections; military; rebellion; scotus; whistleblower
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, January 18, 2002|
?The Afghan Situation We spoke to Pratap Chaterjee in Mazar e Sharif about the situation on the ground there, how Afghans feel about the US and the need for aid. ?Powell in India Secretary of State Colin Powell says he is very encouraged that war can be averted between India and Pakistan after his latest visit to the region en route to Tokyo for a donors meet on devastated Afghanistan. For the first time since the crisis erupted between the two nuclear rivals, India raised the possibility of a r...
Keywords: afghanistan; courage; india; iran; kennedy; pakistan; unions
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, January 16, 2002|
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION: OIL, GAS, AND ENRON 4:14 How influential was the Texas based- energy trading giant, ENRON, in the White House? As the Department of Justice and members of Congress investigate ENRON?s collapse, critics are scrutinizing the relationships other big energy companies have with the Bush Administration?Kata Mester has more in Washington:: HOW SOUTHER SUDANESE FEEL ABOUT THE U-S BOMBING KARTHOUM 3:04 Despite a stated ceasefite brokered between the Sudanese government and rebel ...
Keywords: 9-11; bush; china; death penalty; india; israel; military; oil; pakistan; palestine; rebellion; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, January 30, 2002|
State of the Union, State of War President George W Bush's first State of the Union speech has prompted angry reactions from those singled out as "sponsors of terror" - particularly Iran and Iraq who, along with North Korea, were described as an "axis of evil".Iran's Foreign Minister said: "With these arrogant remarks, the American Government unmasks its true face and proves its desire to spread its hegemony through the entire world."But the Congress' leading Democrat Senate Majority Leader Tom ...
Keywords: 9-11; NSA; afghanistan; bush; detainees; environment; federal government; immigration; iran; iraq; islam; korea; military; rights; state of the union; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, February 20, 2002|
Bush: "No Wonder I Think They?re Evil" President Bush toured the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea today. He reiterated his belief that North Korea is evil but said the United States has no intentions to invade the nation. However, he also said North Korea must demonstrate it does not intend to threaten its southern neighbor or as the US will honor its commitment to defend South Korea...
Keywords: afghanistan; bush; death penalty; elections; immigration; islam; korea; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, February 15, 2002|
Ceasefire But Continued Fighting in Afghanistan (5:03) The three warlords who control the northen Afghan city of Mazar i Sharif have hammered out an agreement to start demilitarizing northern Afghanistan's largest city in an effort to establish asingle government-directed security force. Pratap Chatterjee files this report from Afghanistan. Bush: Radioactive Waste to Nevada (4:05) President Bush looks poised to give his blessing to the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository near Las Ve...
Keywords: afghanistan; bush; environment; india; military; pakistan; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, March 01, 2002|
Rioting and Killing Continues Across India Hundreds of troops have been deployed across the western Indian state of Gujurat in an attempt to quell the worst outbreak of Hindu/Muslim bloodshed in ten years. Nearly 300 hundred people are dead since violence erupted Wednesday when a trainload of Hindu activists were attacked by a suspected Muslim mob. There are widespread fears that the latest clashes could trigger a repeat of the nationwide violence that followed the destruction of the Babri mosqu...
Keywords: argentina; bush; genocide; india; iraq; islam; military; nuclear weapons; riots; saddam hussein; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, February 13, 2002|
D-Day for Campaign Finance (2:30) The first major change to the American campaign finance system since the mid-nineteen seventies. In an all-day debate, the House of Representitives defeated a pair of Republican amendments designed to keep the bill from reaching the President's desk. Joshua Chaffin reports from Capitol Hill. California Charges Enron With Contempt (3:26) A Special Commitee of the California State Legislature is asking for criminal contempt, price fixing and document shredding cha...
Keywords: 9-11; UN; california; campaign finance; marijuana; protest
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, February 22, 2002|
Peace and the Killing of David Pearl (2:13) Pakistan's interior minister said Friday investigators know the names of the militants who abducted and killed American journalist Daniel Pearl and are taking "the strongest possible actions bring them to swift justice." He also said that Pakistani investigators have with the alleged ringleader of the kidnapping and three accomplices in custody and are looking for four more suspects -- including the men believed to have abducted The Wall Street Journal...
Keywords: bush; environment; india; islam; mexico; military; nuclear weapons; pakistan
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, February 28, 2002|
Federal Court Over-Turns Louima Conviction (3:45) A federal court of appeals overturned the conviction of three police officers in the Abner Louima torture case today saying there was insufficient evidence they obstructed justice. Louima, a black Haitian immigrant, was tortured in a police station bathroom following his arrest outside a Brooklyn nightclub Aug. 9, 1997. Louima's attorney says he's calling on the federal government to reopen the prosecution...
Keywords: bush; environment; federal government; india; islam; oil; riots; torture; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, February 27, 2002|
Congress Considers BanningDiscrimination Against Gays, Lesbians The Employment Non Discrimination Act could soon be on its way to the Senate floor. The bill would expand current law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion and disability to include sexual orientation. Free Speech Radio News correspondent Joshua Chaffin attended a Senate hearing on the bill this morning. Bush Pushes More Welfare "Reform," Democrats Follow President Bush's goals for continuing the trans...
Keywords: bush; california; china; courage; democratic party; india; nigeria; pakistan; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, February 26, 2002|
Bush Wants More "Welfare Reform" President Bush is asking Congress to renew the 1996 law overhauling welfare but to strengthen its work requirements. He also wants to include measures that encourage marriage and sexual abstinence. Bush's plan would require states to have at least 70 percent of their welfare recipients working 40 hours a week within five years. Right now, the requirement is 50 percent...
Keywords: EU; bush; courage; immigration; iran; israel; kennedy; mexico; palestine; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, February 19, 2002|
Bush Goes Just South of "Axis of Evil" (3:52) President George W Bush arrived in South Korea today welcomed by angry demontrators protesting his references to North Korea as part of an "axis of evil". Police scuffled with protesters outside a military airport on the outskirts of Seoul, and there were demonstrations in other cities as well. One sign at a protest on the southern outskirts of Seoul read "Bush is the axis of evil"...
Keywords: afghanistan; argentina; bush; detainees; epidemic; korea; military; protest; rebellion; rights; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, February 25, 2002|
Civil Rights Advocates Ask OAS for Help Critics of the government's treatment of accused Al-Qaeda and Taliban detainees have taken their legal fight to a new venue. Human rights lawyers filed a pettition with the Organization of American States today requesting prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba be given Prisoner of War status. Joshua Chaffin reports from Washington. Mentally Ill Minor to Be Executed in Georgia? From Atlanta, Correspondent Dave Lippman takes a look at the case of death row inmate...
Keywords: EU; afghanistan; al-qaeda; bill clinton; detainees; india; pakistan; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, February 18, 2002|
The Refugees of Northern Afghanistan (4:51) Over six million people from Afghanistan have been displaced by the past 22 years of war. Despite the routing of the Taliban almost three months ago and the creation of an interim government, the conditions of the people stuck inside the country remains desperate, according to this report filed by Pratap Chatterjee from Mazar i Sharif in northern Afghanistan...
Keywords: afghanistan; federal government; privitization; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, February 12, 2002|
Is Congress Ready to Reform Campaign Finance? (5:02) On the day former Enron President Kenneth Lay invokes his fifth ammendment rights before Congress, the House of Representives prepare to vote on campaign finance reform. There are at least three campaign finance proposals. And as Kata Mester reports from Capitol Hill, advocates say none of them will clean up the political system. Milosevic Trial Begins (3:49) Yugoslavia's former president Slobodan Milosevic went on trial for war crimes in a la...
Keywords: bush; campaign finance; elections; ethnic; pakistan; rights
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, February 21, 2002|
Israeli Army Occupies Nablus Apartment Building, Evicts Residents (this and next story combined 4:37) Early this morning, Israeli forces took over two apartment buildings on the outskirts of Nablus in the Occupied Territories. The residents were forced into one apartment on the ground floor of the building and have been denied relief supplies. Host Nell Abram speaks to Shawan Jabarin is the Human Rights Officer for al-Haq, a human rights organization based in Ramallah...
Keywords: bush; china; death penalty; elections; iran; islam; israel; military; pakistan; palestine; privacy; rights; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, February 08, 2002|
Feds Set to Deport 6,000 Immigrants The Justice Department announced today that it will begin apprehending and deporting some 6000 illegal immigrants of middle eastern descent who federal officials say are ?dangerous.? The Justice Department says it is part of a renewed effort to expel the over 300,000 illegal immigrants in the states, beginning with suspected members of al-Qaeda. The ?Absconder Apprehension Initiative? began over a month ago when federal agents called over 5000 men of middle ea...
Keywords: NSA; al-qaeda; brazil; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, February 07, 2002|
Enron Execs Take the 5th Accused by lawmakers of corporate thievery and dubbed--"economic terrorists"?Enron Former Chief Financial Officer Andrew Fastow, Former Managing Director Michael Kopper, and two Enron Executives Richard Bey and Richard Causey invoked their fifth amendment rights during the House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing. Kata Mester reports from Capital Hill. Bush Taps Opponent of Inter-racial Marriage to the Federal Bench The U-S Senate judiciary committee held a contentiou...
Keywords: bush; death penalty; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, February 01, 2002|
?WEF Protests in NYC (3:38)?Labor and the WEF (3:46)?South Korea; "Yankees go Home" (4:16)?Bush Says Healthcare for Fetuses, Abstinance for Adults (3:18)?NATO Protests in Munich (4:24)
Keywords: NATO; bush; korea
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, February 11, 2002|
Iran Response to: "Axis of Evil" Angered by the United States' labeling of Iran as part of an "axis of evil," hundreds of thousands of Iranians chanted "Death to America" on Monday during demonstrations to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Host Larry Bensky speaks with Kaveh Asani, editor of the Farsi-language newspaper Dialogue about the effect of US statements inside Iran. The Peso Floats Freely Long lines formed at many banks across Argentina today as thousands of Argentine...
Keywords: afghanistan; argentina; iran; islam; pakistan; protest
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, January 31, 2002|
More Damaging Enron Documents Potentially damning revelations for board members of the embattled energy trading giant Enron Thursday. Just released minutes of Enron board meetings suggest that board members knew as far back as four years ago that the company was shifting its debt to subsidiary companies?To keep the stock price high. That doesn?t bode well for Enron?s ex C-E-O Ken Lay, who makes his first appearance before Congressional investigators Monday...
Keywords: bush; environment; india; pakistan; protest; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, February 05, 2002|
The Olympics Story, it's lead and the out. Just the Olympics Story Federal BudgetEnronWorld Social ForumIraqi-American in Court for Sending Money HomeOlympics in Utah will Happen Amid Protests
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, February 06, 2002|
The Bush Administration Refuses to Turn Over Documents (3:40)Kata Mester reports from WashingtonThe World Social Forum and the Palestinians (5:00)Tim Russo and Luz Ruiz report from Porto AllegeIndia Snuggles Up to Israel (4:28)Sputnik Kilambi reports from New DehliMumia Abu Jamal Commentary: Police and Protesters (4:24)
Keywords: bush; india; israel; palestine; protest; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, February 04, 2002|
ENRON HEARING CANCELLED, LAY WOULDN'T SHOW The chairman of the powerful Senate Commerce Committee today said he would force former Enron chief Kenneth Lay to appear before his panel and called for a special prosecutor to probe the failed energy giant?s ties to the Bush Administration. Frustrated by the last minute refusal of lay to testify today before the committee, Senator Ernest Holllings launched a critique of adminstration officials who he said had worked as advisers to the company...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; NATO; bush; india; military; pakistan; south africa; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 29, 2002|
Bush Won?t Give Up Enron Documents Bush Administration told newspapers the President won't touch the Enron issue in his first state of the union speech tonight. Instead he'll make a plea for corporate responsibility. But questions remain regarding the White House's relationship with the bankrupt energy trading company and the US General Accounting Office is threatening to sue the administration tommorrow to force the release of documents concerning meetings the administration held with energy ma...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; argentina; bush; elections; kennedy; military; state of the union; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, January 23, 2002|
Rumsfeld: "Sunny Guantanamo Bay" Means Humane Treatment for Taliban (3:29) US military officials say they are suspending transfers of prisoners from Afghanistan to the US Navy base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.They say this is to allow detention facilities to be added and upgraded. The decision comes amid growing international criticism of the conditions under which al-Qaeda and Taleban suspects are being held at the base...
Keywords: 9-11; afghanistan; al-qaeda; detainees; immigration; india; islam; military; pakistan; rights; rumsfeld
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, January 25, 2002|
Senate Debates Big Tax Cuts for Big Donors In the wake of the collapse of Enron, the Texas based energy corporation which donated liberally to Republicans and Democrats in recents years?.The House of Representatives has taken the unusual step of forcing a vote on campaign finance reform, despite opposition from Republican party leaders. Last Spring the Senate passed it?s own version of campaign finance reform banning soft money contributions, but the house proposal remained stalled in committee...
Keywords: UN; afghanistan; bush; campaign finance; democratic party; elections; india; military; pakistan
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, January 09, 2002|
LAY-OFFS HIT BLUE COLLAR AMERICA (4:46) A wave of lay-offs hit America's blue collar workers this week. The worst is the announcement by Ford Motor Company Chairman William Clay Ford Jr, that the automaker will lay off 20,000 workers at three assembly plants by the end of the year. Aaron Glantzhas more. BLACK VOICES FOR PEACE AND CIVIL LIBERTIES (4:48) Host Verna Avery Brown speaks with Damu Smith, Executive Director of Black Voices for Peace, one of the organizers of a joint demonstration in Wa...
Keywords: USSR; afghanistan; birthday; censorship; india; islam; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, January 10, 2002|
AIRLINES PARTY WITH CONGRESS IN HAWAII (2:24) Campaign finance reform group Common Cause took aim at the nation?s airline industry today.Common Cause says the airlines are using campaign contributions to create a weak regulatory environment, putting passengers lives at risk.From Washington, Joshua Chaffin reports: BOEING SENDS JOBS OVERSEAS (4:29) Billions of dollars in aid to the US airline industry aren?t helping workers at Boeing...
Keywords: campaign finance; environment; india; israel; pakistan; palestine; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, January 17, 2002|
POWELL SAYS U-S IN AFGHANISTAN TO STAY (1:39) For the first time in a quarter of a century, a US Secretary of State has stepped foot on Afghan soil. Colin Powell was in Kabul today for meetings with the new US-installed government. He told reporters today that the US would continue its bombing and military campaign as long as Washington believes that it is necessary. He also said that American troops would remain in Afghanistan for the foreseeable future but that they would not participate in an...
Keywords: afghanistan; elections; hamas; military; south africa; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, January 07, 2002|
OMAR EVADES CAPTURE (2:26) Taliban leader Mollah Omar has slipped through the net of the interim government's troops who hoped to capture him this weekend.Additionally, Osama Bin Laden's whereabouts are a mystery.But fighting continues in eastern Afghanistan, as does the build-up of foreign troops.Tony Cross tells us more. BUSH VISITS PORTLAND (3:28) Over the weekend in Portland, Oregonians wanted to let President Bush know they were not happy with some of his policies, but they were not invited...
Keywords: 9-11; afghanistan; bush; california; india; military; pakistan; protest; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, January 28, 2002|
No Medical Care for Prisoners Held in Afghanistan (4:45) Afghan Premier Hamid Karzai is in Washington meeting with President Bush today and a group called Physicians for Human Rights is urging the US government not to forget about the combatants still imprisoned in Afghanistan. The doctors have just returned from a tour of the Shibargan prison in the North of that country, where they say conditions are deplorable, and many have died for lack of adequate sanitation and medical care...
Keywords: EU; afghanistan; bush; islam; kennedy; military; protest; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, January 21, 2002|
?Aid to Afghanistan, Is It Being Misspent??Enron In India?Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday is celebrated?Mumia Abu Jamal Comments on H. Rap Brown?Plan Pueblo Panama
Keywords: afghanistan; birthday; india
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 22, 2002|
?Explosion Follows Ceasefire in Colombia The Colombian Government has reached an agreement with leftist rebels to keep the country's beleaguered peace process alive. The agreement - announced by the government'speace commissioner and rebel leader Raul Reyes - was reached only hours before the government's midnight deadline. But as Rafael Krafft reports from Bogata, the ceasefire has already been broken...
Keywords: EU; NSA; WTO; afghanistan; bush; environment; iraq; military; nigeria; oil; rebellion; scotus; uranium; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 15, 2002|
American Human Rights Violations Against Taliban Prisoners (4:06) Over the last 24 hours, 30 additional Al Qaeda and Taliban prisoners have been flown to the U-S Naval base at Guantanamo, Cuba. They join the 20 prisoners already being held there by the pentagon. The treatment of the prisoners at Guantanamo is sparking outrage from human rights groups and has drawn the concern of some us allies. Jeremy Scahill reports...
Keywords: afghanistan; al-qaeda; india; islam; military; nuclear power; pakistan; pentagon; rights; washington; whistleblower
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, December 26, 2001|
INDIA MOVES MISSILES TO THE BORDER (2:46) Nuclear powers India and Pakistan are raising the stakes in their war of words. Shots were sent across the shared border yesterday. Now both sides are massing troops. India says it has pointed its guided missiles toward Pakistan, and Pakistan has also reportedly moved its medium range missiles closer to the border. Meanwhile, peace groups in both countries have called for an immediate end to war-mongering and concrete steps to defuse tension...
Keywords: afghanistan; bush; india; iran; nuclear power; pakistan; south africa; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, January 03, 2002|
TALIBAN: IF YOU STOP BOMBING WE?LL GIVE YOU OMAR (2:46) Supporters of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar have agreed to hand him over to Afghanistan?s new government if the US stops bombing their country. Taliban commander Abdul Ahad told Agance France Press Omar he would also surrender along with his force of up to 1,500 men. But at a Pentagon Press briefing this afternoon, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld shrugged off talk of an end to US bombing and said the Bush Administration refuses to n...
Keywords: afghanistan; bush; france; india; islam; military; pakistan; pentagon; rumsfeld; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 08, 2002|
AFGHAN REFUGEES (6:47) Pratap Chatergee talks with Verna Avery Brown about the serious refugees situation in and around Afghanistan.He is currently monitoring the humanitarian aid moving from Uzbekistan into Afghanistan. BUSH'S BUDGET (3:41) President Bush announced that due to the government's war on terrorism he may not even try to submit a balanced budget, contrary to the standard conservative rhetoric about fiscal responsibility and the economic health of the nation.Meanwhile, he is also pre...
Keywords: afghanistan; bush; elections
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, January 14, 2002|
INDIA SAYS WAR MAY NOT BE NECESSARY (3:57) India has extended a cautious welcome to Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf?s landmark speech this weekend pledging to crackdown on religious extremism. New Delhi said its armed forces would remain mobilized until it is satisfied that Pakistan has matched words with deeds. More than 1500 people were arrested in a nation-wide crackdown as Musharraf said Kashmir would no longer be allowed to be a pretext to export violence outside Pakistan...
Keywords: 9-11; NATO; NSA; afghanistan; bush; california; india; islam; military; pakistan; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, January 04, 2002|
US Bombs Villiage as Hunt for Omar Continues (1:02) The United Nations has weighed in on the weekend bombing of a small villiage in Eastern Afghanistan. The Pentagon claims, B-52 bombers hit Taliban targets, but the United Nations disagreed saying the 53 Afghans killed were civilians. The U.N. criticism came amid a growing number of calls by Afghan leaders for the United States to limit its aerial attacks if it cannot prevent harm to civilians...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; NSA; UN; afghanistan; al-qaeda; china; islam; military; nuclear weapons; oil; pentagon; washington; wtc
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, January 11, 2002|
TALIBAN SHACKLED AND SEDATED, SENT TO CUBA 20 prisoners from the military action in Afghanistan arrived at the US naval base on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba today. It is the first stage of a large-scale operation to move an estimated 300 people to the small island nation, for detention and expected interrogation. Yesterday, 40 specially trained military police officers watched over the prisoners who marched single file to the waiting transport plane in Kandahar, Afghanistan hooded, and shackled...
Keywords: afghanistan; al-qaeda; attorney general; bush; detainees; elections; india; military; pakistan; pentagon; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, December 21, 2001|
US INTO SOMALIA? 4:53 Police in Somalia said today they had arrested four Iraqi Kurds and one Palestinian for questioning over possible links to Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network. This comes as the Bush administration indicated this week that Somalia could be its next target in the so called war on terror. Free Speech Radio News Correspondent Jeremy Scahill looks at what Washington may be after in Somalia...
Keywords: al-qaeda; argentina; bush; elections; hamas; india; iraq; israel; kurds; military; pakistan; palestine; south africa; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, December 27, 2001|
OSAMA BIN LADEN SPEAKS AGAIN (4:17) The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden deepened last night with the release of a tape apparently made on about the 11th December, in which he accuses the United States of a "vicious attack" against Islam. The first excerpts of the tape were broadcast last night on the Qatar-based al-Jazeera television network, with the a full airing of the 33-minute video tonight...
Keywords: afghanistan; christmas; hijack; india; islam; israel; military; palestine; suicide
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, December 31, 2001|
The year in review of Free Speech Radio News, produced by reporter Geoff Brady. We begin with the inaguration of President Bush and end with the US war on Afghanistan.
Keywords: afghanistan; bush
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, December 28, 2001|
NEW AFGHAN GOVERNMENT WANTS END TO US BOMBING (4:49)Verna Avery Brown speaks to Fariba Nawa INDIA AND PAKISTAN TENSIONS SIMMER (3:27)Aaron Glantz reports. TALIBAN POW'S TO CUBA (3:48)Shannon Novak reports from Miami HUMANITARIAN DISASTER IN ANGOLA (7:11)Rupert Cook reports from Luanda
Keywords: afghanistan; india; pakistan
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, January 02, 2002|
ARGENTINA'S FIFTH PRESIDENT IN JUST TWO WEEKS TAKES OFFICE (1:47) Populist Eduardo Duhalde was sworn in and began plotting a possible devaluation to pull the economy out of a recession that sparked bloody riots. Devaluation could bankrupt millions, but it is also seen as one of the only ways Argentina can shake off a four-year slump which has impoverished a population with the highest incomes in Latin America and pushed up unemployment to 18.3 percent...
Keywords: EU; WTO; argentina; china; disease; palestine; rights; riots
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 01, 2002|
Free Speech Radio News Special Report On the night of July 25, 1949, outsidethe small town of Groveland Florida, a white farmer named Willie Padgett and his wife Norma were driving home from a dance when their car broke down.Hours later, Padgett reports to the Lake county sheriff that four black men stopped to help, then abducted his wife and raped her.A posse is organized and three black men are arrested for the crime.For Free Speech Radio News, Sally Watt tells the story of the Groveland Rape ...
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, December 25, 2001|
Daily Life in the Gaza Strip From correspondent Rafael Krafft on the realities of daily life in the South of the Gaza Strip. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees live in Gaza, a twenty-five mile strip of land on the Mediterranean. Every day holds the potential for conflict, not only with the Israelis who live nearby in highly fortified settlements, but with the major Israeli military presence deployed to protect those settlers and quell protest...
Keywords: israel; military; palestine
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, December 24, 2001|
CANADA'S CRACKDOWN ON CIVIL LIBERTIES The United Nations Security Council requested that countries around theworld enact legislative measures to fight terrorism, by today. On time for that request was Canada's Parliament, which passed bill C36 bill last Tuesday night; Protesters from the Teddy Bear Brigade in Vancouver won the rightto a series of public meetings about these anti-terrorism bills with Member of Parliament and C36 supporter, Stephen Owen by occupying his office last week...
Keywords: UN; bill clinton; iraq; islam; military; pacifism; protest; rights; saddam hussein